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us: Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902


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    • us: Powell, Wes, 1834-1902
    • us: Powell, J. W. (John Wesley), 1834-1902
  • Variants

    • us: Powell, Wes, 1834-1902
    • us: Powell, J. W. (John Wesley), 1834-1902
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18340324
    • Death Date

        19021223
    • Birth Place

        Mount Morris, N.Y.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Illinois State University
    • Organization

        (naf) Illinois State University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Illinois Wesleyan University
    • Organization

        (naf) Illinois Wesleyan University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Illinois College
    • Organization

        (naf) Illinois College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Wheaton College (Ill.)
    • Organization

        (naf) Wheaton College (Ill.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Oberlin College
    • Organization

        (naf) Oberlin College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Organization

        (naf) Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Illinois Museum of Natural History
    • Organization

        (naf) Illinois Museum of Natural History
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Organization

        (naf) Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Sources

    • found: His Report on the lands of the arid region of the U.S., with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah, 1983: CIP t.p. (J.W. Powell)
    • found: Wikipedia, website viewed 7 December 2012 (John Wesley Powell; b. March 24, 1834, Mount Morris, New York; d. September 23, 1902; U.S. soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois State University, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions, 2nd director of the US Geological Survey (1831-1894); director of the Bureau of Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution; studied at Illinois College, Wheaton College, and Oberlin College; fought for the Union in the Civil War and lost most of his right arm at the Battle of Shiloh; professor of geology at Illinois Wesleyan University; curator of Illinois Museum of Natural History; author)
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    • 1980-05-01: new
    • 2012-12-30: revised
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